- Devéria, Achille
- Narratives, Ornaments & patterns
- Wood engraving
- Thompson, Charles
- Landscape (wider)
- Robarts Library, the Internet Archive
- Œuvres complètes de La Fontaine
- La Fontaine, Jean de
- Paris: Baudoin Frères, 1826
- Open Library:
- View record.
Democritus is represented as an old, although muscular man with a beard sitting under a tree and looking thoughtfully at the skull he holds in the hand, ignoring the bystanders staring and pointing at him.
The caption reads in the original French:
Démocrite et les Abdéritains.
Keywords: 17th century, 1820s, 19th century, antiquity, black & white, fable, Fables de La Fontaine, frame, history, skull, thoughtful